There has been a lot of talk recently about Flash on mobile devices, specifically how bad Apple is for not allowing Adobe to develop a Flash player for iOS devices. So Adobe valiently turned the other way and said they would work with Google to develop Flash for Android. There has been much touting of the fact that Android 2.2 now supports Flash 10.1 (via a download from the Android Marketplace).
This morning GigaOM’s NewTeeVee site has an aricle and video of the fancy new technology at work. What was their opinion?
Hit the NewTeeVee site to view Kevin Tofel demonstration, over WiFi and a 25-Mbps Verizon FiOS broadband connection, and judge for yourself.
In Adobe’s defense (yes, I will come to their aid), these videos are not designed specifically for mobile devices.
However, that only underscores the face that it is a DREAM to believe that your content can be viewable on a mobile device without you having to do anything to optimize it. Mobile Flash is not a panacea.